Education for Sustainable Development, Grundtvig Training, Finland

Deadline: 29 April 2011
Open to: employed and unemployed teachers, head teachers, youth and adult educators from EU countries, Croatia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey and Switzerland
Dates and Venue: 26-30 September 2011, Oulu, Finland
Fee/Costs: funding available from Comenius & Grundtvig LLP Programs

Education for sustainable development in school and adult education settings facilitates change, in knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors, towards leading more sustainable lifestyles. Tools such as documentary film-making and blogs can encourage and empower students to take action on local and global sustainable development issues.

This course explores different approaches to education for sustainable development in school and adult education settings. Participants learn how to use tools, such as documentary film-making and  blogs, to motivate and engage their own students learning about local and global sustainable development issues. The course includes visits to local sustainability projects and places of cultural interest.

The training follows a hands-on and collaborative approach enabling participants to share information and develop motivating and engaging activities promoting education for sustainable development. Participants learn, step-by-step, how to produce simple documentary films and create blogs.

Eligibility

The training is for all teachers and non-teaching staff involved in mainstream and special needs school education, from primary to upper secondary, and adult education. Participants should have some familiarity with using email, word-processing, and the Internet, previous film-making experience is not necessary.

Applicants must be from: EU countries, Croatia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey and Switzerland.

Application

Online application

Costs

Funding available from Comenius & Grundtvig LLP Programs, and includes the course fee, participant travel costs, 6 nights’ accommodation, breakfasts, 4 lunches and the final evening dinner.

Contact

Ms Outi Heikkilä
[email protected]
+358 44 5262 221

Official Website

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